[Ads-l] cowardless

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Tue May 17 14:25:37 EDT 2016

Looks like a lexical blend: "cowardly" + "gutless".

Gerald Cohen
Original message from Jonathan Lighter [wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM], Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:24 PM:

Means 'cowardly' to someone, prob. infl. by "cowardice."

CNN plays a death threat phoned in to a Democratic party official calling her a
"cowardless piece of shit."

The caller sounds sober, btw.

Seemingly many raw Google hits.

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